Middletown, NJ - The Middletown Township Public Library will be having a series of programs for teens entering grades 6-12 to celebrate National Novel Writing Month. Each year, the nonprofit NaNoWriMo sponsors a challenge to Young Writers: Write 40,000 words in one month! On Monday, November 6th at 3:30pm local Teen Author Sarah Jessica Curtis will be coming to speak with other teenagers about her book, Silent Silhouettes, how she completed her novel, and how to self-publish your own book. Come Write In! We will also be having two additional writing drop-in sessions for young writers who wish to participate in the NaNoWriMo Challenge. On Mondays 11/13 and 11/27 the library will have Come Write In writing sessions at 3:30pm in the Computer Lab. We will do creative writing exercises to get your creativity flowing and support you as you write. So Come Write In!!
The library will also be having these programs for teens in the month of November. To participate, sign up on the library’s online events calendar at https://www.mtpl.org or call the library at (732) 671-3700 ext. 340.
TableTop Gaming Group: The first Wednesday of the month at 7pm. For teens in grades 6-12
Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention: Wednesday, November 8th at 6:30pm. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, NJ Chapter, will be giving a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it.
ACT Practice Test with The Princeton Review: Saturday, November 11th at 9:30am. Take a full length Practice ACT with The Princeton Review. Receive scores, feedback, and analysis following the practice exam. Get experience taking the exam and learn how you can improve for when you take it for real!
GameBots Robotics: Thursday, November 16th at 6:30pm. Calling all gamers! Have a blast learning about robotics while creating robotic games and learning to program them with new coding to make them move. You will learn about gear ratio, sensors, programming, and pulleys as you create fun games to play. Game on! This program will be run by Snapology and is for ages 11-14.
Study Skills for Success: Peer Study Group: Tuesdays at 7pm starting November 14th. Learn to study effectively in this weekly group for middle and high school students. Learn from A+ students who will teach you useful and effective study strategies. Increase your confidence and study with skill! Bring your homework and notes with you from the classes you need to study for. For students in grades 6-12